All professionals could benefit from getting involved with work outside of their day job. MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: How do you stay motivated at work? is written by Juliet de Baubigny, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Not all attorneys work in private practice. In fact, some don’t work for legal entities at all. Atlanta-based attorney Bisa F. Ajanaku is one of them. She is the associate general counsel for the largest public academic hospital in Georgia. Here, TNJ.com caught up with the busy counselor who, according to industry insiders, has earned a reputation as a “formidable litigator and negotiator.”
Being a woman in the corporate world is no longer an unusual
occurrence. According to the United States Department of Labor, an
estimated 60% of American women are employed either part-time or
full-time. As a female businesswoman, it’s crucial to understand ways we can
establish ourselves as distinguished leaders in a work environment
through communication, confidence and knowledge.
Mia Fleming’s career as an accomplished journalist and television
personality has been a rewarding one. Not only has she enjoyed
successful runs as the host of Tulsa Talks and weekend anchor at Tulsa’s
Fox23, she recently transitioned to an amazing freelance career that highlights products, celebrities and people who give back.